The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office, has closed its case in the ongoing trial of Aisha Alkali Wakil, popularly known as “Mama Boko Haram,” before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri.
Leut.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the immediate past Chief of Army Staff, COAS, has expressed confidence that insurgency in the country, especially in the North East will end soon. Buratai spoke during the Pulling Out Parade held in his honour at the Mogadishu Cantonment in Abuja on Friday.
The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Dr. Salihu Lukman, has described the seemingly unending power tussle between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, as the greatest disservice to Nigeria’s public education system.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has condemned Boko Haram attacks on Pemi Village in Borno State and Garkida town in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Christmas eve.
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, on Friday, confirmed that two people have lost their lives in the attack on the Garkida area of the state by Boko Haram.Fintiri in a statement released through his spokesman, Humwashi Wonosikou, condemned the attack on Garkida town in Gombi Local Government Area.
Security operatives have arrested a former Cameroonian lawmaker, Blama Malla for alleged involvement in the activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group.It is understood that the former legislator was arrested based on the confessions of his nephew identified as Talba who was earlier picked up by security operatives while leading a herd of cattle to Nigeria which he claimed he bought at Meme.
Boko Haram on Sunday attacked Tumur Town, a community in the Niger Republic, which houses over 40,000 refugees from Nigeria.
Suspected members of Boko Haram terrorist group on Saturday attacked a village a few kilometers away from Askira Uba town.An eyewitness told Daily Trust that the insurgents in a convoy carried assault rifles and gained access into the town ‘smoothly’ on Saturday evening.
A captured Boko Haram fighter has revealed that an attack by the Nigerian military has crippled the leader of the insurgence, Abubakar Shekau.Reports have it that the leader of the faction of Boko Haram has not been seen on his feet lately as he has released video where he is seen sitting or in some cases, using audio to pass across his message
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday condemned the murder of Borno rice farmers in the strongest terms.